Branches of government

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L

Congress

L

Makes laws

L

Members serve a two year term

L

must be 25 years old

L

must have been a US citizen for at least 7 years

L

can propose laws

L

can impeach the president

L

serves a 6 year term

L

must be 30 years old to be elected

L

must be a US citizen for 9 years

L

can approve a presidential appointment

L

ratifies treaties with foreign governments

L

can try the president after impeachment

L

can propose laws

L

can override the presidents veto with a 2/3 vote

L

can declare war

L

can propose amendments to the constitution with 2/3 vote

E

President

E

Vice President

E

Enforces law

E

serves 4 year term

E

must be 35 years old

E

must be 14 year resident

E

have to be native born

E

has power to approve or veto laws

E

makes treaties with foreign governments

E

nominates judges to supreme court

E

appoints cabinet members

E

is commander in chief of us military force

J

supreme and federal courts

J

interprets laws

J

serve for life

J

can declare laws unconstitutional

J

can settle disputes involving the U.S.

J

can settle disputes between states

j

one of the members presides over impeachment trial of the president

9

how many supreme court justices

house of representatives

has 435 members

senate

has 100 members

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